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Seattle Repertory Theatre
155 Mercer Street
DescriptionAre you a creative, driven, passionate about the arts, and looking for a bridge between university and the world of professional theatre? Seattle Repertory Theatre is seeking interns for their 2014-2015 season.!
Seattle Rep's renowned Professional Arts Training Program has been preparing theatre artists and administrators for 20 years. Our interns are bright, self-motivated individuals with basic training and experience in theatre who are committed to strengthening their skills and talents. They are effective communicators with an enthusiasm for community building and self-discovery. And they go on to work at the country's top organizations (including right here at the Rep).
The Seattle Repertory Theatre gears this program toward preparing the intern for a career or graduate school program in Technical Direction. The intern will become well acquainted with the steps involved in taking a production from a drawing to a physical reality on stage, and with all of the duties and responsibilities of the Technical Director and Assistant Technical Director. The intern will develop skills to help solve staging problems and gain experience with various automation techniques, as well as learn about budgeting, scheduling, and ordering materials. The supervisor for this internship position is Technical Director Brian Fauska, who says to future Technical Production Interns that the position is about learning “the art of creating mountains and plains, deserts and lakes, factories and houses, empty stages, and everything in between and then filling it with all the natural and unnatural events and forces that come with it.”
For more information visit our website at: http://www.seattlerep.org/About/Employment/Internships/default
ResponsibilitiesInterns undertake responsibilities as members of the staff, contribute ideas, participate in department and staff meetings, and complete projects under the guidance of their supervisors. Interns also participate in professional workshops and seminars, which provide contact with theatre staff, guest artists, and members of the Seattle arts community. Staff members guide the work of each intern to help prepare them for a career in professional theatre.
RequirementsApplicants should regard the Professional Arts Training Program as a full-time commitment of at least 32 hours per week throughout our full season (September through May). Interns will receive a weekly stipend of $200. We require a resume, two (2) letters of recommendation and a letter of intent. Please send these materials to email@example.com to complete your application.
For additional information, visit seattlerep.org and send questions to firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you!